Document Type

Patent

Publication Date

10-13-2020

Abstract

Methods of increasing the resistance of a crop plant to heat stress and in particular methods of improving the grain yield and quality of crop plants grown under heat stress in the form of increased minimal temperatures are provided. The methods include selecting plants with increased expression of HYR and growing these plants in regions expected to experience minimal temperatures above 25 degree C. during the growing season. Methods of screening plants for increased resistance to heat stress and methods of producing grain in regions having minimal temperatures of 25 degree C. or more are also provided.

Department

Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences

Patent Number

US10801034

Application Number

US 20180320193 A1

Application Published

11-8-2018

Application Filed

4-30-2018

Assignee

Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas (Little Rock, AR)

Comments

Andy Pereira, Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR
Ramegowda Venkategowda, Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

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